Office of Planning & Zoning

The Office of Planning & Zoning is one half of the Community Development Department and is charged with the responsibility of implementing land use and development policies and the enforcement of land use and zoning ordinances for the General Law Townships in Clinton County. The Office of Planning & Zoning staffs the Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals and participates with other committees involved in land use planning and related activities.

The Office of Planning & Zoning is also actively involved with County and Township officials and citizenry in the implementation of sound land use and economic development policy that will encourage residential development, business growth, industrial development and agricultural open space preservation within the County.

The Building Department is the other half of the Community Development Department and is responsible for building, electrical, plumbing and mechanical permitting for the General Law Townships and Soil Erosion & Sedimentation Control (SESC) permitting for all of Clinton County.
Please click HERE to be directed to the Building Department page.



What's new?


The Clinton County Comprehensive Plan was adopted in April of 2016. The County is currently completing its statutorily required five (5) year review/update of that plan.